Public Health

Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) -Training of Health Workers on Pneumonia Treatment

NPHD provided management and technically supported the CHAI team in Niger State to roll out cascaded trainings of health providers across 10 secondary health facilities. The training focused on appropriate practices for the management of childhood pneumonia, with the aim of shifting healthcare provider behaviour towards the use of pulse oximetry, oxygen therapy and Amoxicillin DT for the diagnosis and treatment of pneumonia.

The project was successfully implemented. We recruited the trainers and managed 10 training sessions in Minna, Agaie, N/Bussa and T/Magajiya and successfully trained 178 health workers, 38 doctors and pharmacists, and 140 nurses, midwives and CHEWs.

Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) Peer Detailing of PPMVs and Integrated Supportive Supervision Cycles

In June 2016, NPHD LTD and CHAI signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) to partner in the implementation of 2 Cycles of shop-to-shop peer detailing of all registered patent and proprietary medicine vendors (PPMVs) and to support integrated supportive supervision (ISS) of all the health facilities in Niger State. NPHD gave logistic support to both programs.

Training was conducted for peer mentors, pharmacists and the State ISS team.

 

Field activities for ISS took place in 2 Cycles and 3 Cycles for Peer detailing of PPMVs. In the first cycle, the data of all registered PPMVs,

Nigeria excluded from $100m data for health initiative

Nigeria will not be benefiting from Bloomberg’s $100m funding and technical assistance.

Nigeria will not be benefiting from Bloomberg Philanthropies’ critical technical assistance and US$100 million catalytic funding for new tools and systems to help nations gather accurate data about the health of the citizens.

Launched in partnership  with the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade just over one year ago, Data for Health is a four-year, $100 million initiative aimed at improving health data in low- and middle-income countries spanning Southeast Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa, and Latin America. The first 18 partner countries,